Analyst Ratings for Intel Corp. (INTC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. INTC had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

20 analysts declared INTC a buy, 2 issued an overweight rating, 15 issued a hold rating, 2 issued an underweight rating, and 3 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 2.

INTC was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 45, implying potential capital gains of 28.68 percent. The minimum price target given was 29, which equates to a potential downside of -17.07 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 4.64 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.78 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

INTC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 25.21 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. INTC has a PEG ratio of 0.6.

INTC has traded between a high of 38.45 and a low of 33.23 over the past year. Today's price is 5.24 percent above the 52-week low, and 9.05 percent lower than its 52-week high. INTC has a P/E ratio of 15.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The INTC value stock report compares INTC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $163.64 billion. INTC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.